International Journal of Computer Science and Mobile Computing (IJCSMC)
Today computer field has gained a lot of importance in the people day-to-day life to deal with many aspects like education, entertainment purpose etc. System security is warned by weapons named as malicious software to fulfill malicious intention of its authors. Malicious software known as malware is one of the common problem faced by the internet today. The key to detect these threats are also available like AV scanners, intrusion detection system, and firewalls etc. In this paper, the authors discussed various data mining techniques, several anti-virus systems are there for detecting the malware i.e. malicious code written manually but these approaches are very expensive and oftentimes ineffective.